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What is Colored Hearing?

What is Colored Hearing?

  • Colored Hearing: Chromesthesia or colored hearing is a form of synesthesia where hearing particular sounds or words results in a perception of color. The reverse may also be true in some cases with particular colors resulting in the experience of sounds e.g. a change in the color of traffic lights may result in the person perceiving a bell-chime. Synesthesia is a relatively common perceptual anomaly where a stimulus of one of the senses (e.g. hearing) results in an experience or sensation in another sensory modality or an unusual perception in the same sensory modality.

Colored Hearing: Introduction

Types of Colored Hearing:

Broader types of Colored Hearing:

How serious is Colored Hearing?

Prognosis of Colored Hearing: Synesthesia is not a disease and in most cases people are born with it. Most people consider the anomaly a special gift rather than a problem to be treated.

What causes Colored Hearing?

Causes of Colored Hearing: see causes of Colored Hearing

What are the symptoms of Colored Hearing?

Symptoms of Colored Hearing: see symptoms of Colored Hearing

Colored Hearing: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Colored Hearing.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Colored Hearing.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Colored Hearing: see treatments for Colored Hearing

Name and Aliases of Colored Hearing

Main name of condition: Colored Hearing

Other names or spellings for Colored Hearing:

Colored-Hearing Synesthesia, Chromesthesia


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